This presentation may not be reproduced, redistributed, or copied in any                          format – electronic, mec...
Building a Men’s Ministry  that Ministers to Men
Fruitful ministry to men begins with a         commitment to build men not to build                   a men’s ministry.Cop...
Begin by Building                                        Relationships                                                    ...
The Foundation Stones                                        Virtues                                       Practices      ...
Mark 3:13-14 (NIV)            Jesus went up on a mountainside and called              to him those he wanted, and they cam...
Relationship Principles             Pray for those of a kindred spirit, (Lk. 6:12)             The call to “be with” pre...
Exercise             List the names of three men with whom              you believe God may be asking you to             ...
Understand the Needs of Your Men                                                               Begin with                 ...
1 Chronicles 12:32 (NIV)            [the] men of Issachar understood the times              and knew what Israel should do...
Top Needs of Men in General             A personal introduction to the Father by a man              who genuinely knows G...
Top Needs of Men in General             A place to discuss uniquely male issues              biblical perspective, partic...
Exercise             Get with 2-3 other men, preferably from              your church, and begin to develop a list of    ...
Intentionally Design Your                                Ministry                                                         ...
Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)            For I know the plans I have for you,”             declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you...
1Chronicles 28:12 (NIV)            He gave him the plans of all that the Spirit             had put in his mindCopyright 2...
Seven Relational Pillars                                Integrity                                                     Brot...
The Foundation Stones                                        Virtues                                       Practices      ...
Lead by Example                                                               Begin with                                  ...
1 Corinthians 11:1 (NIV)            Follow my example, as I follow the example             of Christ.Copyright 2007 © Dona...
1 Thessalonians 2:8 (NIV)            We loved you so much that we were             delighted to share with you not only th...
One of the greatest needs of men               today is a firsthand experience of               genuine Christian living i...
Pyramid Principle of Influence                            Pyramid of                            Leadership                ...
Develop Leaders                                                               Begin with                                  ...
2 Timothy 2:2 (NIV)            And the things you have heard me say in the             presence of many witnesses entrust ...
Leadership Development                                  Process                                                     Do It ...
The success of your ministry will                not be measured by its seating                  capacity but by its sendi...
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A presentation targeted at the men who lead men's ministries on the local church level. Presents a five-step process of establishing a viable and effective outreach to men.

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Builidng a men's ministry that minister's to men

  1. 1. This presentation may not be reproduced, redistributed, or copied in any format – electronic, mechanical, photocopy, recording, or any other means without the expressed written consent of the author. Donald F. Williams 5630 The Prophets Pass Fort Wayne, IN 46845 dfwilliams1162@frontier.com All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the Holy Bible: New International Version®. NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  2. 2. Building a Men’s Ministry that Ministers to Men
  3. 3. Fruitful ministry to men begins with a commitment to build men not to build a men’s ministry.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  4. 4. Begin by Building Relationships Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  5. 5. The Foundation Stones Virtues Practices Beliefs Experiences RelationshipsCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  6. 6. Mark 3:13-14 (NIV) Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. 14 He appointed twelve—designating them apostles—that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preachCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  7. 7. Relationship Principles  Pray for those of a kindred spirit, (Lk. 6:12)  The call to “be with” precedes the call “to do”  Observe the “heart” principle – “Man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart,” (1 Sam. 16:7).  Guard your motivesCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  8. 8. Exercise  List the names of three men with whom you believe God may be asking you to develop a deeper relationship.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  9. 9. Understand the Needs of Your Men Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  10. 10. 1 Chronicles 12:32 (NIV) [the] men of Issachar understood the times and knew what Israel should doCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  11. 11. Top Needs of Men in General  A personal introduction to the Father by a man who genuinely knows God  A place to see firsthand what it means to be a Christian man  A model of what a godly it means to be a godly man at home, in the workplace, and in the community  A man who will walk beside him and take an active, affirming interest in his lifeCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  12. 12. Top Needs of Men in General  A place to discuss uniquely male issues biblical perspective, particularly male sexuality  A safe place to reveal and battle the hidden demons that plague his life  A cause or vision that his bigger than him to which he can give his lifeCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  13. 13. Exercise  Get with 2-3 other men, preferably from your church, and begin to develop a list of the specific needs of men in your area.  http://www.boldpath.org/mensurvey.htmlCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  14. 14. Intentionally Design Your Ministry Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  15. 15. Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  16. 16. 1Chronicles 28:12 (NIV) He gave him the plans of all that the Spirit had put in his mindCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  17. 17. Seven Relational Pillars Integrity Brothers Mentors Church Family World GodCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  18. 18. The Foundation Stones Virtues Practices Truths Experiences RelationshipsCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  19. 19. Lead by Example Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  20. 20. 1 Corinthians 11:1 (NIV) Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  21. 21. 1 Thessalonians 2:8 (NIV) We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well, because you had become so dear to us.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  22. 22. One of the greatest needs of men today is a firsthand experience of genuine Christian living in a male context.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  23. 23. Pyramid Principle of Influence Pyramid of Leadership Influence Principle: the Space of greater the Personal influence you Freedom exert, the more restricted your exercise of personal freedoms must become.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  24. 24. Develop Leaders Begin with Develop Leaders Relationships Understand Men’s Lead by Example Needs Intentionally Design MinistryCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  25. 25. 2 Timothy 2:2 (NIV) And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  26. 26. Leadership Development Process Do It For Them Release Do It Them With to Do It Them Debrief Let with Them Them Do ItCopyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams
  27. 27. The success of your ministry will not be measured by its seating capacity but by its sending capacity.Copyright 2007 © Donald F. Williams

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